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Tuesday November 13, 2018

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Are Top-flight Architecture Schools Worth It?
Business
Wednesday May 6 2015

Are Top-flight Architecture Schools Worth It?

A new list of leading architecture schools shows that the best training and education branding in the world doesn't come cheap.

Carbon Sponge Converts Solar Energy into Steam
Environment
Wednesday August 13 2014

Carbon Sponge Converts Solar Energy into Steam

A new material developed by engineers from MIT is capable of generating steam following exposure to sunlight with far greater efficiency than rival approaches.

Six Sustainable Ideas for the Cities of Tomorrow
Urban Planning
Thursday March 20 2014

Six Sustainable Ideas for the Cities of Tomorrow

Micro cities, mobility on demand and living large on a small footprint are all possible directions for the world’s future cities.

Wristwatch Could Reduce Building Energy Consumption
Buildings
Saturday November 16 2013

Wristwatch Could Reduce Building Energy Consumption

A team of US researchers has created a new thermoelectric wristwatch that could herald a breakthrough in energy conservation.

MIT Makes Lego-style Chain Mail for Civil Engineering
Infrastructure
Monday August 19 2013

MIT Makes Lego-style Chain Mail for Civil Engineering

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed chain-mail style composite building components which can be fitted together like blocks of Lego in a...